BMW M Hybrid V8 LMDh Race Car IMSA WeatherTech Championship 2023
It’s official, the BMW M Hybrid V8 LMDh race car will be competing in the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship in 2023. Technical details are sparse, but we do get a great look at its exterior design, which includes the hallmark wide kidney, a 50th anniversary logo on the hood, twin BMW icon lights, a dynamic body side, Hofmeister kink window graphic, and M ‘hook’ mirrors as well as taillights.

Porsche 911 GT3 Manthey Racing Nurburgring Nordschleife Lap
The Porsche 911 GT3 by Mathey-Racing managed to lap the Nürburgring Nordschleife in 6:55.737, a full 4.19 seconds faster than without the tuner’s Performance Kit. This was made possible by a larger spoiler lip and side flaps at the front of the car. When combined with the modified air guide elements on the underbody, downforce is increased on the front axle, while the swan-neck-supported wing of the 911 GT3 is even wider with a tear-off edge (Gurney).

Nissan Skyline GT-R R32 vs R33 R34 NISMO GT-R
Ever wonder how the Nissan Skyline GT-R R32 compares with its successors? If so, then CarWow has just the drag racing showdown for you, where it’s pit against the R33, R34 and NISMO GT-R. The GT-R R32 is powered by a twin-turbocharged 2.6L in-line 6-cylinder engine making 276 hp and 26 lb-ft of torque, mated to a 5-speed manual transmission, enabling it to hit 60 mph in 5.6-seconds.

2023 Nissan Z vs Toyota GR Supra Mustang Mach-1 Drag Race
The 2023 Nissan Z Performance hits dealerships this summer, priced from $49,990 USD, and what better way to show how it performs than by pitting it against the Toyota Supra 3.0 and Ford Mustang Mach-1 in a drag racing showdown? That’s exactly what Hagerty did, and the results may surprise you, despite the Z Performance being powered by a twin-turbo 3.0L V6 generating 400 hp.

Formula E Electric Gen3 Race Car Monaco
Formula E’s all-electric Gen3 race car made its debut in Monaco this past week, and it’s the first model optimized specifically for street racing. It will appear in Season 9 (2022-2023) of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, making full use of the advances in software engineering. Participating manufacturers include: : DS Automobiles (France), Jaguar (UK), Mahindra Racing (India), Maserati (Italy), NIO 333 (UK / China), Nissan (Japan), and Porsche AG (Germany).

PoliMOVE Dallara AV-21 Self-Driving Car World Speed Record
PoliMOVE’s autonomous self-driving car programmed by teams from Politecnico di Milano (Italy) and the University of Alabama (USA) has set a new land speed record. The Dallara AV-21 became the world’s fastest self driving car by hitting 192.2 mph / 309.3 kph at the famed Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This race car is a part of the Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC), a company working to establish a hub for performance automation and advance the technology in automated vehicles

Tesla Model S Drag Racing Dodge Demon Electric Vehicle
You’d think a Tesla Model S drag racing a tuned 1,200 hp Dodge Challenger SRT Demon would be no competition for the electric vehicle, but it’s a lot closer race than you might think. This isn’t no ordinary Tesla Model S either, as it’s the tri-motor Plaid version with 1,020 horsepower and 1050 lb-ft of torque. That’s right, there’s one motor for the front axle and two motors powering the rear axle, all of which are carbon-wrapped rotor to allow for a much higher motor RPM. Read more to see the showdown.

RaceBird Worlds First All-Electric Powerboat E1 Racing Series
There are electric cars, planes, and now, powerboats. Introducing the RaceBird, which is touted as the world’s first all-electric single pilot foiling powerboat. Weighing in at 1763-pounds, the powerboat has an outboard electric motor paired with a Kreisel battery making 201 hp (150 kw), which is good for a top speed of 58 mph. It has a range of 50 nautical miles when fully charged and thanks to its hydrofoil technology, it appears to fly on water rather than just float. Read more for two videos and additional information.